CEMD


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CEMD

Abbreviation for:
Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths, see there
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The SA CEMD process is very rigorous in that all maternal deaths are notifiable by law, and since 1998 the system has evolved to put into place mandatory review meetings on all maternal deaths in public sector hospitals.
In the UK we could have guessed that the MMR is higher among socially excluded women than among the professional classes, but it took the CEMD to show us just how huge the gap is.
Local or hospital-based enquiries often lack objectivity: we have seen this in recent years in the UK, where the CEMD now receives the results of internal enquiries.